If you’re like most people with lots of sewing projects to finish, you want the best way to do things, but also the quickest and easiest way too. Tara Rex shares a few sewing tips on how she saves some time finishing edges on a quick pillow project. Tara shows how she finished the edges of a fabric first before she even cuts what she needs for the pillow back. This way, after you finish your pillow front you can simply cut the fabric in half, overlap the finished edges and stitch your pillow together. You can use the fabric at the finished width, or trim it down for use on something smaller.
Stephanie Ohnmacht demonstrates helpful tips on how to properly install your center zipper. See how beneficial tape can be when installing a center zipper. Learn a few of her tricks to assist you in creating a strong center zipper. Related Article: 6 Tricks for Sewing ZippersWatch Now >>
There are many benefits to using pattern weights when making clothes. This demonstration shows several different pattern weights you can use as well as tips on how to best use them. Learn which pattern weights work best with specific fabrics and use these tips to assist your sewing at home.Watch Now >>
Christina Patzman talks about which types of lining are appropriate for various fabrics. She goes into detail about why the hang loose (polyester) and ambiance (bemberg rayon) are her favorites and discusses when you should use them. You will also learn about non-traditional lining fabrics such as pongee, china silk, and taffeta.Watch Now >>
Beth Bradley teaches you about the various types of woven and nonwoven interfacing that can be fusible or non-fusible, and shows how to make the point of interfacing invisible. She also demonstrates how to cut the grain of the interfacing to match the fabric.Watch Now >>